The WDS PTA engages parents, students and teachers together to enrich their experiences at WDS through programming and activities in these 3 committees:
- Chesed Committee
- Community and Liaison Committee
- Teacher Appreciation Committee
Co- Presidents: Haley Toledano & Irit Tratt
Treasurer: Hilary Linsky
Secretary: Audi Schub
I. Chesed Committee
Vice Presidents: Rinat Kalman, Channah Larios, Robyn Shapiro & Jordana White
The goal is to create and implement projects which support those in need in the WDS and greater community while teaching values of Tikun Olam and Tzedakah to our children.
1) Baby gifts
3)Family assistance in times of need
4) Chesed fair/MLK Day
II. Community and Liaison Committee
Vice Presidents: Pamela Lauchheimer & Yael Jerome
The goal of this new committee is to give the feedback of WDS parents to the administration and to share this information with all the parents. This committee will also help foster school spirit and engagement through special grade-specific projects throughout the year.
2)Teacher/Student gifts at plays and graduations, etc.
III. Teacher Appreciation Committee
Vice Presidents: Karen Duell, Ariella Kleinhaus, Daniela Rader & Erin Rudensky
The goal is to find ways to show our appreciation to the teachers through gifts and non-monetary ways throughout the year.
1)Rosh Hashanah gifts
3) Chanukah gifts
4)Teacher Appreciation Week
5)End-of-Year Teacher Appreciation Lunch/Dinner
Each of the above 3 committees will have 3-4 meetings per year, are responsible for sending emails on behalf of the PTA to parents and to encourage participation from all of the parent body.
PTA Events to take place this year :
- Rosh Hashanah Cards
- New Parent Reception
- Family Fun Night
- Book Fair
- Cooking Demo